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May 11, 2000
"Ten years later, what MP Martin called a housing crisis has grown into a full-blown homelessness disaster that is affecting almost every part of the country from Iqualuit to Victoria to St. John's...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, All of Canada
May 11, 2000
According to a Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives report recently released by economist Monica Townson, fifty-six percent of families with sole support mothers are poor.
Keywords: Article , News, Women, All of Canada
March 8, 2000
The National Anti-Poverty Organization's paper Short Changed on Human Rights: A NAPO Position Paper on Anti-panhandling Laws (in PDF) (Link removed - No longer exists) includes up-to-date information...
Keywords: Article , News, Panhandling, All of Canada
March 8, 2000
Inequality in private market income has been growing steadily since the early 1970s. The publication of The Growing Gap, prepared by the Centre for Social Justice, highlighted that trend, and drawn...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, Poverty Research, All of Canada
March 8, 2000
Advocates have been indicating that fewer people are appealing decisions of the Employment Insurance Commission, not because they are happy with their situation, but because since eligibility...
Keywords: Article , News, Unemployment, All of Canada
March 8, 2000
Getting "social and economic rights" in the Canadian Human Rights Act would be an acknowledgement that Canadians living on a low income have rights as impoverished people. It would go towards...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, News, All of Canada
March 8, 2000
It's Time for Justice October 14, 1999 "The oppressed are regarded as the pathology of the healthy society, which must therefore adjust these 'incompetent and lazy' folk to its own patterns by...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, News, All of Canada
March 8, 2000
Including "social condition" as a prohibited grounds of discrimination under the Canadian Human Rights Act Submission to the Canadian Human Rights Act Review Panel of the federated anti-poverty...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, News, All of Canada
March 8, 2000
The Panel is reviewing all aspects of the Canadian Human Rights Act (including adding "enforceable social and economic rights" to the Act as a grounds for discrimination). The term can include people...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, News, All of Canada
March 8, 2000
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APRIL 12, 1999 Canada has received yet another statement of serious concern from a United Nations human rights monitoring body regarding poverty, homelessness and discrimination...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, News, All of Canada
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